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Research Article

Chinese Herb Astragalus membranaceus Enhances Recovery of Hemorrhagic Stroke: Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study

Table 1

Demographic characteristics at baseline.

Group AGroup BP-value*

Gender0.74
 Female10 (27.78)11 (34.38)
 Male26 (72.22)21 (65.63)
Age (yrs) 0.68
Age0.78
 <6528 (77.78)23 (71.88)
 ≥658 (22.22)9 (28.13)
 BT 0.43
 Hematoma volume 0.94
Craniotomy1.00
 No25 (69.44)22 (68.75)
 Yes11 (30.56)10 (31.25)
Midline deviation1.00
 No30 (85.71)28 (87.50)
 Yes5 (14.29)4 (12.50)
 GPT 0.57
 GOT 0.40
 BUN 0.21
 Creatinine 0.34
 PT 0.57
 PTT 0.62
 Hb 0.10
 Plt 0.68
Hypertension0.23
 No15 (41.67)8 (25.00)
 Yes21 (58.33)24 (75.00)
Hyperlipidemia0.47
 No36 (100.00)31 (96.88)
 Yes0 (0.00)1 (3.13)
Hyperuricemia1.00
 No35 (97.22)32 (100.00)
 Yes1 (2.78)0 (0.00)
DM0.14
 No34 (94.44)26 (81.25)
 Yes2 (5.56)6 (18.75)
ICU0.46
 No3 (8.33)5 (15.63)
 Yes33 (91.67)27 (84.38)
Angina0.47
 No36 (100.00)31 (96.88)
 Yes0 (0.00)1 (3.13)
Anemia1.00
 No35 (97.22)31 (96.88)
 Yes1 (2.78)1 (3.13)
DU bleeding1.00
 No35 (97.22)32 (100.00)
 Yes1 (2.78)0 (0.00)
COPD0.47
 No36 (100.00)31 (96.88)
 Yes0 (0.00)1 (3.13)
Arrhythmia
 No36 (100.00)32 (100.00)
 Yes0 (0.00)0 (0.00)
RCC1.00
 No35 (97.22)32 (100.00)
 Yes1 (2.78)0 (0.00)
TB1.00
 No35 (97.22)32 (100.00)
 Yes1 (2.78)0 (0.00)
Hypercholesterolemia0.47
 No36 (100.00)31 (96.88)
 Yes0 (0.00)1 (3.13)

() represent %; Group A: complementary therapy with Astragalus membranaceus; Group B: complementary therapy with placebo; BT: body temperature; craniotomy: craniotomy treatment with craniotomy; midline deviation: midline of brain deviated to right hemisphere or left hemisphere; GPT: glutamic pyruvic transaminase; GOT: glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase; BUN: blood urea nitrogen; PT: prothrombin time; PTT: partial thromboplastin; Hb: hemoglobin; Plt: platelets; DM: diabetes mellitus; ICU: intensive care unit; Angina: angina pectoris; DU bleeding: duodenal ulcer bleeding; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: RCC: coronary care unit; TB: pulmonary tuberculosis. * -test for independent groups was used for used the continuous data; chi-square test or fisher’s exact test for categorical data.

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